Vision Service Plan


Coverage from Vision Service Plan (VSP) features a large national network of vision providers. Many vision service providers at Barnes-Jewish Hospital and Washington University are in the VSP Network.

​Key Features

  • Covers a well vision exam with a copayment for child(ren) up to 18 twice a year, and adults once a year
  • Pays a portion of the cost for your contacts or eye-glass lenses once a calendar year
  • Pays a portion of the cost for children’s (up to 18) frames once a calendar year, and the cost of adult frames every other year
  • Provides a discount on laser vision correction
  • An annual preventive vision exam is covered at 100 percent under the BJC Medical Plan; present your Cigna medical ID card at the time of service

To find a provider, visit VSP or call toll-free 800.877.719.

Vision Coverage Chart

  VSP Provider Non-Network

WellVision Exam
(twice every calendar year for child(ren) up to age 18; once every calendar year for adults)

$15 copayment

Up to $45 after $15 copayment

Contacts
(once every calendar year instead of lenses and frames)

Up to $200

Up to $105

Contact Lens Exam, Fitting & Evaluation

$60 copayment

N/A

Lenses - (once every calendar year)

  • Single Vision

100% after $15 copayment

Up to $45 after $15 copayment

  • Lined Bifocal

100% after $15 copayment

Up to $65 after $15 copayment

  • Lined Trifocal

100% after $15 copayment

Up to $85 after $15 copayment

Frames
(once every year for child(ren) up to age 18; once every other calendar year for adults)

Up to $200 after $15 copayment

Up to $47 after $15 copayment

Laser Vision Correction

Average 15% discount

N/A

Employee Costs for Vision Coverage

The contributions listed below are pre-tax, per-pay-period deductions, based on 26 pay periods a year.

  Full-Time & Part-Time
Employee Only $3.58
Employee + Children $8.13
Employee + Spouse $7.17
Employee + Family $13.00

​ID Cards

VSP does not issue ID cards. The network provider needs only your social security number to verify your benefits and submit claims.